NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Price $ 279.0 $ 159.0 120 (43%)
Year 2019 2016 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 61C 76C 15 (25%)
Max Fan Noise 45.6dB 47.1dB 1.5 (3%)
Recommended Power Supply 500W 470W 30 (6%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 102.4 FPS 70.5 FPS 31.9 (31%)
Average 1440p Performance 75.0 FPS 50.5 FPS 24.5 (33%)
Average 4K Performance 44.1 FPS 29.6 FPS 14.5 (33%)
Memory 6 GB 6 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.7 $ 3.6 0.9 (33%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.7 $ 5.0 1.3 (35%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.3 $ 8.6 2.3 (37%)
Overall Combination Score 84/100 80/100 4 (5%)
Our Verdict: At 1440p, GTX 1060 6GB can hit 50-60 frames per second on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. Whereas GTX 1660 Ti can hit 50-60 frames per second at maximum settings. The GTX 1660 Ti is faster by 49% for 1440p gaming. For 1080p games, upgrading from GTX 1060 6GB to GTX 1660 Ti is not worth it if targeting 60 frames per second.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
92
102.6
56
63.0
2019 Anthem
59
66.1
36
40.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
87
96.9
53
59.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
106
118.5
70
78.8
2019 Metro Exodus
47
52.8
31
35.1
2019 World War Z
88
98.4
61
68.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
108
120.6
65
72.9
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
45
50.3
30
34.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
76
84.5
46
51.3
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
71
79.8
42
46.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
89
99.8
63
70.2
2018 Fallout 76
119
133.0
70
78.3
2018 Hitman 2
93
103.6
55
61.2
2018 Just Cause 4
68
76.3
48
53.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
73
82.2
51
57.7
2018 Battlefield V
94
105.4
61
68.4
2017 Dawn of War III
90
100.5
60
67.5
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
71
79.4
46
51.3
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
65
73.1
44
49.5
2017 Destiny 2
126
140.6
73
81.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
72
80.8
46
52.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
89
99.8
63
70.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
94
105.5
66
74.2
2017 For Honor
126
140.8
89
98.9
2017 Project CARS 2
89
99.8
63
70.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
108
120.8
76
84.9
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
58
65.1
45
50.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
75
83.4
39
44.1
2016 Doom
144
160.6
89
99.0
2016 F1 2016
91
101.6
60
67.5
2016 Total War: Warhammer
88
98.3
49
54.9
2016 Battlefield 1
110
123.1
73
81.5
2016 Overwatch
139
154.9
98
109.6
2016 Dishonored 2
65
72.8
45
51.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
85
95.1
55
61.4
2015 Rocket League
369
410.6
259
288.4
2015 Need For Speed
102
113.8
71
79.9
2015 Project CARS
98
109.2
68
76.6
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
181
201.6
119
132.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
253
281.6
178
197.8
2009 League of Legends
475
528.0
333
370.8

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
61
76.4
37
46.9
2019 Anthem
41
52.4
25
32.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
60
75.2
36
46.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
63
79.8
42
53.0
2019 Metro Exodus
32
41.0
21
27.3
2019 World War Z
57
71.8
39
49.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
56
70.3
33
42.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
31
39.9
20
25.6
2018 Final Fantasy XV
47
58.9
28
36.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
42
53.2
24
30.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
67
84.5
47
59.4
2018 Fallout 76
70
88.3
41
52.2
2018 Hitman 2
54
67.5
31
39.6
2018 Just Cause 4
45
56.3
31
39.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
46
57.5
32
40.4
2018 Battlefield V
67
84.5
39
49.5
2017 Dawn of War III
60
75.6
36
45.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
47
59.4
30
37.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
46
57.9
29
36.9
2017 Destiny 2
96
120.6
56
70.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
49
61.7
31
39.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
52
65.2
36
46.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
61
76.3
42
53.6
2017 For Honor
65
82.2
46
57.7
2017 Project CARS 2
56
70.4
39
49.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
87
109.2
61
76.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
36
45.5
26
33.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
55
69.1
29
36.9
2016 Doom
91
114.3
52
66.2
2016 F1 2016
65
81.6
46
57.6
2016 Total War: Warhammer
59
73.8
37
46.8
2016 Battlefield 1
73
92.1
46
57.6
2016 Overwatch
85
107.1
60
75.6
2016 Dishonored 2
49
62.2
34
43.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
54
67.5
32
40.6
2015 Rocket League
140
176.0
98
123.6
2015 Need For Speed
70
88.0
49
61.8
2015 Project CARS
66
83.3
46
58.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
104
130.5
68
85.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
187
234.6
131
164.8
2009 League of Legends
234
293.3
164
206.0

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
31
45.6
19
28.0
2019 Anthem
19
28.5
12
17.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
27
39.9
17
24.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
27
39.3
18
26.1
2019 Metro Exodus
18
25.8
12
17.2
2019 World War Z
28
41.3
20
28.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
21
31.3
18
27.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
19
28.5
11
16.2
2018 Final Fantasy XV
23
34.2
15
21.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
19
27.5
11
16.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
38
55.1
27
39.6
2018 Fallout 76
33
48.4
20
28.8
2018 Hitman 2
27
39.9
16
23.4
2018 Just Cause 4
20
29.4
14
20.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
27.5
13
19.4
2018 Battlefield V
31
45.6
18
26.1
2017 Dawn of War III
28
40.4
16
23.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
24
35.0
15
21.6
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
25
37.0
15
21.6
2017 Destiny 2
42
60.8
24
35.1
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
35.1
15
22.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
24
35.2
13
19.8
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
36
52.8
25
37.1
2017 For Honor
28
41.0
20
28.8
2017 Project CARS 2
41
58.6
28
41.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
64
91.5
45
64.3
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
17
25.0
10
14.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
37
54.1
20
28.8
2016 Doom
42
60.7
23
33.3
2016 F1 2016
37
53.2
22
32.4
2016 Total War: Warhammer
29
41.8
17
24.3
2016 Battlefield 1
35
50.6
21
30.6
2016 Overwatch
38
55.2
27
39.1
2016 Dishonored 2
34
49.3
24
34.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
32.6
22
31.5
2015 Rocket League
57
82.1
40
57.7
2015 Need For Speed
41
58.6
28
41.2
2015 Project CARS
41
58.6
28
41.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
42
60.5
27
39.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
147
211.2
103
148.3
2009 League of Legends
82
117.3
57
82.4
GTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1060 6GB with i7-8700K vs i7-6700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings
GTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1060 6GB with i7-8700K vs i7-6700K at 1440p and ultra vs ultra settings
GTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1060 6GB with i7-8700K vs i7-6700K at 4K and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti / i7-8700K

It is clear that the GTX 1660 Ti is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1660 Ti against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1660 Ti 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1660 Ti 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2019 .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / i7-6700K

At 1440p, GTX 1060 6GB can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the GTX 1060 6GB is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1060 6GB against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1060 6GB 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

GTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1060 6GB Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB
Length9 inches 229 mm9.823 inches 250 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP120 W120 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB
Boost Clock1770 MHz1709 MHz
GPU Clock1500 MHz1506 MHz
Memory Clock1500 MHz 12000 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1600GeForce 1000
ProductionReleasedActive
Release DateFeb 22, 2019Mar 8th, 2018

Graphics Features

GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB
CUDA7.56.1
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.26.1
Vulkan1.1.961.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB
ArchitectureTuringPascal
Die Size284 mm²314 mm²
GPU NameTU116GP104
Process Size12 nm16 nm
Transistors6,600 million7,200 million

Memory

GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB
Bandwidth288.0 GB/s192.2 GB/s
Memory Bus192 bit192 bit
Memory Size6144 MB6144 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB
ROPs4848
SM Count2410
Shading Units15361280
TMUs9680

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1660 Ti GTX 1060 6GB
FP16 (half) performance10,875 GFLOPS (2:1)68.36 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance5,437 GFLOPS4,375 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance169.9 GFLOPS (1:32)123.0 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate84.96 GPixel/s82.03 GPixel/s
Texture Rate169.9 GTexel/s136.7 GTexel/s

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